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Precious Garland

Nagarjuna's Precious Garland - Buddhist Advice for Living and Liberation — translated by Jeffrey Hopkins

The advice for personal happiness is concerned first with improving condition over the course of lifetimes, and then with release from all kinds of suffering, culminating in Buddhahood.

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Friday, 15 January 2016 17:21

Two Truths

The Two Truths - In the Madhyamika Philosophy of the Gelukpa Order of Tibetan Buddhism — by Guy Newland

Buddhist perspectives on ethics and emptiness centered on the distinction between two truths - the conventional and the ultimate.

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Wednesday, 10 June 2015 01:25

Way of Abiding

The Precious Treasury of the Way of Abiding — by Longchenpa

Consisting of Longchen Rabjam's source verses and autocommentary, it is a treatise on the "four great samayas" of Dzogchen - ineffability, openness, spontaneous presence, and oneness. This is one volume of The Seven Treasuries.

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Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:00

To Be, Not to Be or Neither

Mipham's Dialectics and the Debates on Emptiness - To Be, Not to Be or Neither — by Karma Phuntsho

An introduction to the Buddhist philosophy of Emptiness which explores a number of themes in connection with the concept of Emptiness - a highly technical but very central notion in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism.

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Thursday, 16 April 2015 21:02

Four Hundred Stanzas

Aryadeva's Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way

Republished version of Yogic Deeds of Bodhisattvas. A core text and an absolute must-have for Mahayana Buddhist studies shelves.

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Saturday, 07 March 2015 22:07

Final Exposition of Wisdom

Tsongkhapa's Final Exposition of Wisdom — by Jeffery Hopkins

This book presents the final exposition of special insight by Tsongkhapa on the object of negation and on the two truths. It brilliantly explicates ignorance and wisdom, explains relationship between dependent-arising and emptiness, shows how to meditate on emptiness, and explains what it means to view phenomena as like illusions.

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Monday, 16 February 2015 12:28

Nagarjuniana

Nagarjuniana - Studies in the Writings and Philosophy of Nagarjuna — compiled by Chr. Lindtner

The author deals with the thirteen genuine works of Nagarjuna. This scholarly study shall immensely help students and scholars in general and Mahayanist researchers of Buddhism in particular.

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Sunday, 15 February 2015 19:38

Nagarjuna's Seventy Stanzas

Nagarjuna's Seventy Stanzas - A Buddhist Psychology of Emptiness — translated by David Ross Komito

This volume contains a translation of Seventy Stanzas - a fundamental work of Nagarjuna on the Madhyamika system of Buddhist philosophy, along with a commentary from the Prasangika viewpoint by Geshe Sonam Rinchen.

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Saturday, 14 February 2015 22:13

Guhyasamaja According to Nagarjuna

Path and Grounds of Guhyasamaja According to Arya Nagarjuna — by Yangchen Gawai Lodoe

This work by an eminent 18th century scholar is a brief but lucid and highly acclaimed treatise. It maps out the two stages of Guhyasamaja - 'king' of Highest Yoga Tantras. The work is presented here with a commentary by Geshe Lobsang Tsephel.

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Friday, 13 February 2015 12:24

Nagarjuna in Context

Nagarjuna in Context - Mahayana Buddhism and Early Indian Culture — by Joseph Walser

This work is the first examination of Nagarjuna's life and writings in the context of the religious and monastic debates of the second century CE.

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